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NBD: Bluesman Vintage CUSTOM '57 P

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Jaymi, Feb 25, 2013.


  1. Jaymi

    Jaymi Pink Bass Man Supporting Member

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    This will take some explaining but the pics will tell the story on the fit and finish....I wanted to do something out of the ordinary and asked John at Bluesman how creative I could be....

    The results are FAR better than I expected with the paint and the bass itself just sings! So if Sting explored his colorful artistic side in the 80's he might have come up with something like this:

    Started with a primer coat over a nice ash 57 P body
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    Rout for a jazz bass neck as opposed to traditional P bass with the square heel
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    Pick your paint colors and apply liberally
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    Select your parts and assemble
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    and PLAY!!!!! Video is loading to youtube as I type this!!
     
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  3. Mind Eroded

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    wow.the bluesman creations never cease to amaze me..
     
  4. Jaymi

    Jaymi Pink Bass Man Supporting Member

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    it is nice to be able to think outside the box...and have someone who can help create it!
     
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    Loving, especially not having a pickguard.
     
  9. Jaymi

    Jaymi Pink Bass Man Supporting Member

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    it wouldn't be right to cover the cool paint with a guard...
     
  10. Mojo-Man

    Mojo-Man Supporting Member

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    :cool:

    WOW!! I'm having an acid flash-back.
     
  11. Jaymi

    Jaymi Pink Bass Man Supporting Member

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  12. Jaymi

    Jaymi Pink Bass Man Supporting Member

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    and video of what it sounds like
     
  13. funk7856

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    this^^
     
  14. Jaymi

    Jaymi Pink Bass Man Supporting Member

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    Gotta love colors...
     
  15. CBNJ

    CBNJ Sorry brother.

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    WOW. I LOVE EVERYTHING ABOUT IT. Beautiful.

    I like the pink cable. ;)
     
  16. Immigrant

    Immigrant

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    That's really nice!

    And exactly what the insides of my eyelids look like during my old man afternoon snooze.
     
  17. SherwoodGreen

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    Jaymi, I dig your enthusiasm!
    It's great to feel excited about an instrument you built or had built.

    That's an awesome finish, cool specs. and that bass has some serious GROWWWLLLL.

    Keep having fun~:D
     
  18. Jaymi

    Jaymi Pink Bass Man Supporting Member

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    I fully intend to...There will prob be a couple more along the way...
     
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    The "Indian Funk" rocks...
     
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